• Amari and the Night Brothers

    Amari and the Night Brothers

    Alston, B. B.

    Amari has been struggling since her older brother went missing. When she receives an invitation to the summer camp he attended, she is shocked to discover he actually worked at the Bureau of Supernatural Affairs and that she also possesses magical abilities.

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  • Iveliz Explains It All

    Iveliz Explains It All

    Arango, Andrea Beatriz

    Iveliz has enough going on dealing with the loss of her father and her beloved abuela’s worsening Alzheimer’s. She has to put her mental health first, even when family members don’t approve.

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  • The Blackbird Girls

    The Blackbird Girls

    Blankman, Anne

    Valentina and Oksana have always been enemies, since Oksana’s father told her not to associate with Valentina’s Jewish family. Then the nuclear reactor in Chernobyl where both fathers work explodes, and the girls are forced to rely on each other for survival.

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  • Miss Quinces

    Miss Quinces

    Fajardo, Kat

    Suyapa wants to spend her summer hanging with friends and reading manga, but a family trip home to Honduras throws a wrench in her plans. Her family wants her to have a traditional quinceañera, but Sue has ideas of her own. GN

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  • Starfish

    Starfish

    Fipps, Lisa

    Ellie has always lived by her self-imposed "Fat Girl Rules," made necessary by the cruelty of her classmates, family, and the world around her. Can she learn to break free of these rules and feel joy in her body?

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  • Freestyle

    Freestyle

    Galligan, Gale

    Cory's faltering grades get him grounded from dance group practice, but his tutor Sunna proves to be just as good at yo-yoing as academics. GN

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  • Invisible

    Invisible

    Gonzalez, Christina Diaz

    Five very different middle schoolers are assigned to complete their service hours in the school’s cafeteria by an administration who groups them together because they’re Latine. GN

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  • The Last Cuentista

    The Last Cuentista

    Higuera, Donna Barba

    Earth is about to be destroyed by a comet, and Petra and her family are among the few who are sent to another planet to restart civilization. After decades of induced sleep, Petra discovers that everyone’s memories have been erased and she is the only one who remembers the past.

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  • Linked

    Linked

    Korman, Gordon

    Link, Michael, and Dana attend a school that seems perfectly ordinary until someone draws a swastika on a locker and everyone bonds to combat the unexplained anti-Semitism.

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  • African Town

    African Town

    Latham, Irene

    Alternating perspectives of enslaved people and enslavers chronicle the voyage of the Clotilda and the African people illegally brought to the United States in this powerful novel-in-verse, as they endure horrors and build community.

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